Your starter guide

What’s the process? 

Recognise the potential of learning

If you’ve got a clear goal or even just a dream, recognising that learning can help get you there is the first step to success with Centre of Excellence Online.

Contact us

Drop us an email or give us a call. Our dedicated team of Course Advisors are ready and waiting to talk you through your options and help you find your perfect course.

Choose the right course for you

Which course will help you achieve your goal? Think about your objectives, the amount of time you can dedicate to your studies and how much you can afford to spend (payment plans are available). As always, we can help you make the right choice.


Once you’ve found the right course, it’s time to sign up.  You can pay in full or spread the cost with one of our monthly payment plans, please email us for more details.

Get prepared

You will receive your quality course materials online in your Learning Centre or by post, depending on the course you choose. You can request a hard copy of your materials to be posted out to you for an extra £29.50 fee. We’ll also help you to develop your learning skills so you get the most out of your study.

Get started

Begin studying at your own pace wherever and whenever you want, with our skilled tutors and online community alongside you to support and guide you at every step. There is no time limit for completing any of our courses, they can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

Submit your assessments and pass your exams

Depending on the course you’ve chosen, you will have to submit assessments in order to pass your course. We make it as easy as possible for you, you can either complete your course assessments in your Online Learning Centre or you can write them out by hand and post them back to us, whichever is easiest for you.

Achieve your ambition

Complete your course, reach your goals and be awarded with certificates to set you up for the future.

Use your new skills

Whether you wish to make a fulfilling and rewarding career, take your education to the next level or even set up your own business, you’ll be ready to succeed.